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Crime and Neighborhoods

NCJ Number
Date Published
June 1994
2 pages
According to the American Housing Survey, the percentage of U.S. households identifying crime as a neighborhood problem increased from 5 to 7 percent between 1985 and 1991.

This brief uses data from a variety of sources to compare victimization levels and perceptions of neighborhood crime for the Nation's households. It also compares racial and residential subgroups in the population over a number of years.

Date Published: June 1, 1994